Back Lot Number: 700  

Lot 700
Description: Rare Negro League broadside featuring Roy Campanella c.1942. Blank backed paper broadside measuring 8 1/2"x11" advertises two upcoming Cincinnati Clowns games against the Baltimore Elite Giants and the Birmingham Black Barons. The top portion of the poster is devoted to the Baltimore Elite Giants and features an inset photo of catcher Roy Campanella. The game was to be played at Bugle Field in Baltimore. Bottom portion of the poster shows a team image of the Negro American League Champion Birmingham Black Barons. Condition remains very strong with minimal overall wear. First example of this scarce vintage poster that we have handled and the first example of a period Negro League broadside picturing Roy Campanella that we have encountered. Includes letter of provenance from the Mitchell family: EX-EX/MT
Sold For: $850.00

Estimated Price: ($500.00-$750.00)